If you want extra time off from work this summer, apparently the way to go is to get your kids to write a letter to the boss.
There is a wonderful viral spoken word video being spread during exam season. It's from Suli Breaks and it perfectly underlines why an exam result doesn't matter. But it misses the point that effort your child learns to make for that exam result DOES matter.
My son's face went from absolute terror and fear to the thrill and elation of accomplishment. It was his first ride on a big roller coaster and I got video of this incredible moment that perfectly captured the excitement of being a child.
“Mom, I wish you could play with me,” BooBoo laments as I feverishly pound on the keyboard a mere 20 feet away. “I know honey, but Mommy’s really busy today. I have this deadline,” I tell him, as if today’s an anomaly. “Maybe we can play tomorrow.” But I’m not just busy today, I’m busy...
“Nobody reads ‘real’ books anymore,” said Boy Wonder, the kid with an ever-present book in his hand. “Everybody has an e-reader and I want one, too.” With his birthday coming up and his school’s recent allowance of e-readers on campus, I thought, “Hey, why not?” The idea of a portable library in the palm of...
This is one of those moments where something simple is also incredibly profound. We don't know why Bella lived and 3 other babies died. I have no idea why her pregnancy didn't end early like my twins, or that she wasn't affected by the virus Ci-HHV6 like my son Kaden who only lived 3 weeks.